Zach Hunter | Posted: 14 Jul 2023 | Updated: 17 Jul 2023

USTFCCCA recognizes 27 Cougars with All-Academic Honors

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USTFCCCA recognizes 27 cougars as All-Academic Athletes

NEW ORLEANS – The USTFCCCA recognized 27 BYU men's track and field athletes with All-Academic honors on July 13. 

With this accomplishment, Dallin Vorkink and Caleb Witsken have become four-time USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees. Cameron Bates, Casey Clinger, Dallin Draper, Zachary Erikson, Landon Maxfield and Aidan Troutner have each received the award three times. Ten Cougars received the distinction for the second time and nine received it for their first.

The men’s program earned a cumulative GPA of 3.30.

The following criteria are used to determine Division I Track & Field All-Academic Athletes: 

  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must have completed at least two (2) semesters or three (3) quarters at the nominating institution. 
  • Athletic criteria for the award: 
    • For the indoor season: must have finished the season ranked in the top 96 in any championship individual event, or in the top 48 in any championship relay event, for the most recent indoor season, certifiable by their place on final season performance lists on TFRRS for Indoor Track and Field (including performances achieved outside the qualifying window during the indoor season).
    • For the outdoor season: must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships (the Preliminary Championship Competition and/or the Final Championship Competition) or for the multi-events, must have finished the season ranked in the top 48 in the East or top 48 in the West for the most recent outdoor season, certifiable by their place on the NCAA Division I descending order lists on TFRRS for Outdoor Track and Field. 


The full release for the 2023 NCAA Division I Track and Field All-Academic awards can be found on


2023 USTFCCCA Men's All-Academic Honorees
Name Major GPA Years Recognized
Ben Barton Exercise Science 3.74 2019, 23
Cameron Bates Post-Baccalaureate Studies 3.3 2019, 21, 23
Lucas Bons Mechanical Engineering 3.78 2021, 23
Nathan Burnett Computer Engineering 3.51 2021, 23
Ryan Cibart Exercise Science 3.36 2023
Chase Clement Molecular Biology 3.77 2023
Casey Clinger Business Management 3.84 2021, 22, 23
Jared Davis Accounting 3.76 2022, 23
Dallin Draper Statistics 3.74 2021, 22, 23
Zachary Erikson Computer Science 3.99 2021, 22, 23
Sebastian Fernandez Economics 3.51 2022, 2023
Luke Grundvig Mathematics 3.87 2023
Trey Jackson Information Systems 3.91 2022, 23
Caleb Johnson Computer Science 3.58 2023
Landon Maxfield Information Systems 3.42 2021, 2022, 23
Joey Nokes Exercise Science 3.66 2022, 23
Brinton Paulson Exercise Science 3.94 2023
Kenneth Rooks Civil Engineering 3.96 2022, 23
Garrett Stanford Open 3.31 2023
Jacob Stanford Open 3.27 2023
Josh Taylor Construction Management 3.49 2022, 23
Creed Thompson Computer Science 3.85 2023
Davin Thompson Computer Science 3.69 2022, 23
Davin Thornton Open 3.38 2023
Aidan Troutner Accounting 3.64 2021, 22, 23
Dallin Vorkink Exercise Science 3.95 2020, 21, 22, 23
Caleb Witsken Exercise Science 3.99 2020, 21, 22, 23



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